Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics

Institution Name 
Bowdoin College
Position Rank 
Visiting Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
Additional Desirable Specialties 
Latin and Greek
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The Classics Department at Bowdoin College invites applications for a one-year position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor beginning July 2016 with the possibility of a renewal for a second year.  We seek candidates with expertise in ancient Mediterranean archaeology who could also teach courses in Greek and Latin languages and literatures.  Teaching responsibilities include four courses annually, one of which will be a course in Roman archaeology at the introductory level; the remaining three will include two archaeology courses at more advanced levels in subjects relating to the successful applicant's area of expertise and one course in Greek or Latin. The Classics faculty frequently make use of the collections and exhibitions in the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, whose encyclopedic holdings include examples of Ancient art in a variety of media.  Advanced ABDs or recent Ph.D.s are welcome to apply.

Bowdoin College accepts only electronic submissions.  Please visit to submit a cover letter that includes your teaching philosophy and research interests, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three people who have agreed to provide letters of reference.  Inquiries: contact Sandra Kauffman at

Review of applications will begin on April 4, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

A highly selective liberal arts college on the Maine coast with a diverse student body made up of 31% students of color, 5% international students and approximately 15% first generation college students, Bowdoin College is committed to equality and diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the cultural, socio-economic, and ethnic diversity of our college. Bowdoin College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, religion, creed, ancestry, national and ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, or veteran status in employment, or in our education programs. For further information about the College please visit our website:

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